Mark Hollis is the former lead singer and composer of Talk Talk. Mark David Hollis (born 4 January 1955 in Tottenham, London, England) is a composer, musician, singer-songwriter. Career Hollis is most famous as the lead singer of the band, Talk Talk. It was he, and fellow Talk Talk member Tim Friese-Greene, who took the lead in evolving the band's style from New Romantic, to what would later become known as post-rock. In 1998 he released an eponymous solo debut album, Mark Hollis.